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  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • Managing carbon loss

    As the United States continues to develop alternative energy methods and push towards energy independence, cellulosic-based ethanol has emerged as one of the most commercially viable technologies. Corn stover remains the most popular source available, but the loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) associated with the removal of corn fodder as a cellulosic ethanol feedstock is of agricultural and ...

  • Automated Carbon Emissions Reporting [WEBINAR]

    You may or may not be worried about carbon emissions reporting right now, depending on how strong greenhouse gas emissions regulations are in your country. But one thing is for sure: laws are evolving and becoming more restrictive. And sooner or later energy managers will need to understand how to report carbon emissions properly. Good news – this is exactly what you’ll learn in our ...


    By DEXMA

  • Wildfires Spew Carbon Emissions Into the Atmosphere

    BOULDER, Colorado, November 1, 2007 (ENS) - Severe wildfires can contribute as much as vehicles to carbon emissions in some U.S. states, although the amount is highly variable, according to a study based on satellite data. New research published in the journal 'Carbon Balance and Management' quantifies these emissions and suggests fires will complicate emissions monitoring and modelling efforts. ...

  • Office-related carbon emissions surge

    The office is becoming a major driver of climate change. Despite ongoing efforts to improve energy efficiency in the workplace, the world's growing reliance on the Internet is leading to a rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions. The energy required to power all the world's computers, data storage, and communications networks is expected to double by 2020, according to a new McKinsey & Company ...

  • Indirect carbon emissions and why they matter

    Viewpoint from Hugh Jones, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory Services According to our recent research, a combination of regulation and consumer demand means that 93% of multinational companies are now taking steps to address carbon emissions ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New insights into carbon emissions in China

    Original story at MIT News New research takes a look at whether policies can curtail the growth of harmful greenhouse gases. Researchers from MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing are collaborating to bring new insights into how China — now the world’s largest emitter of carbon ...

  • LRQA carbon emissions expert speaking at Carbon Forum Americas

    Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) will take a leading role at the upcoming Carbon Forum Americas, February 26-27, 2008, in San Francisco, California.  Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, LRQA Technical Director of Climate Change, will speak on the Voluntary Carbon Market, exploring the roles of the new Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) and ISO 14064 in helping organizations and project developers ...

  • Helping companies manage value chain carbon emissions with `game-changing` software solutions

    New commercial collaboration between the Carbon Trust and Credit360 will develop a series of software solutions to enable companies to cost effectively manage value chain carbon emissions. The Carbon Trust and CRedit360's new commercial collaboration will provide a series of software solutions designed to enable companies to cost effectively manage value chain carbon emissions. For the first ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon management for power plants 2011

    As uncertainty grows around EPA and state-level regulation surrounding carbon emissions from power plants, finding strategies and technologies for complying with these regulations is becoming a top priority for power plant operators. Because of this, the Chief Environmental Officers from America's largest power generation companies including Southern Company, Dominion Resources and Constellation ...

  • L`Oréal recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with carbon disclosure leadership index (CDLI) for measuring, managing and reporting its carbon emissions

    Last week L’Oréal was named among a select group of corporations in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for its leading practices in the data management of carbon emissions. L’Oréal was one of six companies recognized in the consumer staples category and the only beauty company to achieve this distinction. L’Oréal ...

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Carbon disclosure project paves way for cities to report carbon emissions

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced the launch of the new CDP Cities program, which will provide a system for cities worldwide to report on their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related strategies. CDP Cities, in partnership with the C40 and the Clinton Climate initiative (CCI)*, has asked the largest cities in the world committed to tackling climate change - the 40 member ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Teaching the new carbon math: the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management Institute is training how to measure and manage GHG emissions

    The new math is carbon accounting and the GHG Management Institute is poised to teach it. Dedicated to training tomorrow‟s managers of GHG emissions, the GHG Management Institute is now live at www.ghginstitute.org. Earth Council Geneva (ECG), the GHG Experts Network (GEN) and ClimateCHECK have combined their forces and expertise to form this institute committed to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • EICC and BSR`s carbon reporting system promotes GHG emissions management in the electronics industry

    The Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and BSR have released "A Practical Approach to Greening the Electronics Supply Chain," a report that reflects on the EICC"s ...

  • U.S. government carbon management market

    The United States government is one of the largest consumers of energy and is expected to spend almost $29 billion on energy in 2010, as it occupies nearly 500,000 buildings, operates more than 600,000 vehicles, employs over 1.8 million civilians, and purchases more than $500 billion in goods and services each year. Following President Obama"s Executive Order 13514 and the mandatory reporting ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • L’Oréal recognized by climate counts as sector leader for managing, reporting and reducing its carbon emissions

    L’Oréal was named household products sector leader by ClimateCounts today for its practices and achievements in the management of carbon emissions. Recognizing the business risks associated with climate change and the need to reduce the company’s carbon footprint, L’Oréal has implemented a variety of renewable energy strategies to halve its CO2 emissions, on an ...

  • MCCF Carbon Managers appoint Fortis

    The Carbon Managers of the Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund (MCCF) have appointed Fortis Intertrust Netherlands as service provider for the fund. Fortis Intertrust is responsible for the structuring, trust management and administration of the special purpose vehicle created (Carbon Purchase Intermediary - CPI).  The MCCF is sponsored by both the European Bank for Reconstruction and ...

  • Combining brine management with carbon capture

    Water shortages are an urgent issue in many areas of the world and it is likely that the construction of desalination plants will increase to meet the rising demand for fresh water. A new study has evaluated a combined process to manage both the brine by-product from desalination plants and capture carbon dioxide. Desalination separates seawater (or inland saline or salty water) into fresh water ...

  • Carbon disclosure project drives forward carbon management globally

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced its eighth annual request for information on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies to over 4,500 companies globally. Companies this year will report to CDP through an upgraded system, developed with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP, that will for the first time utilise the full power of online analysis tools to drive improved carbon ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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